In Germany, they camp indoors... - Fiberglass RV

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Old 06-08-2011, 08:28 AM   #1
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In Germany, they camp indoors...

Check out this article about a new hotel in Germany that has indoor trailers:

Indoor caravan park offers camping experience with a twist |

Actually, in these days of $4 gas it might be an idea worth copying. Clear out the garage, dig out the plastic Christmas trees, and set up the fake fire. To give the kids a thrill, have a guy come around in a bear suit and go "Raaarrrrrrrr".

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Old 06-08-2011, 08:35 AM   #2
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Indoor camping
No fresh air
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Old 06-08-2011, 10:22 AM   #3
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Yes, no fresh air AND no real camp fires! And no nice trails, lakes, etc nearby!!! No sounds of night-active birds. No funny raccoon stories. And isn't the possibility of rain one of the big reasons many of us in particular enjoy our fiberglass eggs?
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Old 06-08-2011, 12:34 PM   #4
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Hey, to make it complete they need to turn a bear or two loose at night.
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Old 06-08-2011, 12:58 PM   #5
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Haa, that's awesome. Though as a hotel in Berlin I don't think they exactly mean it to provide an authentic camping experience. It's like a novelty hotel along the lines of Sweden's ice hotel.
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Based in a converted vacuum cleaner factory, the hotel is the brainchild of Silke Lorenzen and Sarah Vollmer.

Ms Lorenzen said: ‘We wanted to preserve the integrity of the building but at the same time create a communal atmosphere for guests.

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City folks want to camp too. This is a great idea! How do you subdivide an industrial building without cutting up an old historic building?
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Old 06-08-2011, 08:46 PM   #7
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I sent this to my sister who is scared of woods and terrified of bears, and she loved it. It's her style of camping .... if it had a Starbucks and shops, too.

I told her that's the roughing part of it... she'd have to go out on the street for shopping.

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